The Lost Magician (Hardback)Piers Torday (author)
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If you can imagine it, it exists... somewhere.
The new spellbinding fantasy adventure from the bestselling, award-winning author of The Last Wild trilogy.
1945. They have survived the Blitz, but when Simon, Patricia, Evelyn and Larry step through a mysterious library door, it is the beginning of their most dangerous adventure yet. They discover the magical world of Folio, where an enchanted kingdom of fairy knights, bears and tree gods is under threat from a sinister robot army.
The many stories of the Library are locked in eternal war, and the children's only hope is to find their creator - a magician who has been lost for centuries.
What they find will change not just their own lives, but the fate of the world, for ever ...
An ode to the world of Narnia, The Lost Magician is a classic in the making from one of the UK's most talented children's authors.
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 422 g
Dimensions: 203 x 158 x 33 mm
'Torday pays tribute to reading, libraries and imagination in one of the most clever and ambitious children's books you'll read this year' - The Bookseller
'An entrancing story that champions imagination at a time when we most need it' - Abi Elphinstone
'You'll be on the edge of your seat ... an original, and imaginative war cry for the importance of reading and the magic of libraries' - M.G. Leonard
'Thrilling, epic, wise. Truly a book for our times. (With extra rainbow unicorns!)' - Natasha Farrant, author of The Children of Castle Rock
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“A charming tale!”
Piers Torday knows how to write a modern classic and shows it in this book. I requested a copy from the publishers as I’m always recommending his Last Wild series.
Set in the aftermath of World War 2, four children... More
I love Piers Torday's books and this certainly didn't disappoint. Like a modern C.S Lewis, he takes us through a secret doorway to another world in 1945. Simon, Patti, Evelyn and Larry are sent to the... More
“Imagination and magic worlds”
This is a book about the power of the imagination.
It starts very much like The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe with four children who are sent to the countryside and the rambling house of a professor.
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